ON INSTAGRAM: This 38-year-old individual “already known to justice” has been placed in pre-trial detention pending his trial, scheduled for spring, before the Nice judicial court.
The matter was taken very seriously. A 38-year-old man who used Instagram to make repeated threats to Nice mayor Christian Estrosi and his family have been arrested and remanded in custody pending trial, we learned. from concordant sources, confirming information from Nice-Matin. He should be tried before the Nice court on April 12th.
This individual “already known to justice” was brought on Saturday for ” death threats for people against a public elected official”, “public apology for a crime or offence” and “dissemination by an electronic communications network of processes allowing the manufacture of destruction devices, ”said Xavier Bonhomme, the public prosecutor, to AFP.
According to the regional daily, the first incriminated messages had been broadcast at the end of last year. They contained insults and death threats directed against the city councillor, but also against his wife and their daughter.